There are 4 ways to get from Kandersteg to Zermatt by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kandersteg to Brig 300 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt 30-Y / ...

$47 - $96

Cheapest option

Train, line 511 bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Kandersteg to Brig 300
  2. Take the line 511 bus from Brig, Bahnhof to Stalden-Saas, Bahnhof 511
  3. Take the train from Stalden-Saas to Zermatt

$44 - $84

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandersteg to Zermatt 43.3 miles

$350 - $420

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Kandersteg to Zermatt 43.3 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Kandersteg, Switzerland and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Kandersteg to Zermatt via Brig and Brig Bahnhofplatz in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Kandersteg to Brig
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Kandersteg to Brig
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
Train from Stalden-Saas to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$16 - $20
1st Class Ticket
$29 - $35
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Other operators
Taxi from Kandersteg to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Estimated price
$350 - $420
Allround Taxi Moser André
Phone
+41 33 654 10 10
Website
allroundtaxi-spiez.ch
Oesch Taxi Thun
Phone
+41 33 222 22 22
Website
oeschtaxi.ch
Dorf-Taxi Spiez
Phone
+41 33 650 15 15
Website
dorftaxi-spiez.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kandersteg to Zermatt?

The distance between Kandersteg and Zermatt is 53 km. The road distance is 69 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kandersteg to Zermatt?

The cheapest way to get from Kandersteg to Zermatt is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 1 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kandersteg to Zermatt?

The quickest way to get from Kandersteg to Zermatt is to taxi which takes 1 h 42 min and costs SFr 340 - SFr 410.

Is there a direct train between Kandersteg and Zermatt?

No, there is no direct train from Kandersteg to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Kandersteg and arriving at Zermatt via Brig Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Kandersteg to Zermatt?

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Kandersteg to Zermatt, including transfers.